Harron Family Endowed Chair in Communication
The Department of Communication at Villanova University invites applications for the re-imagined Harron Family Endowed Chair in Communication to begin Fall 2019. After eight years as a fall semester visiting position, we are pleased to announce this permanent change to a full-time endowed chair. With one of the largest undergraduate majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Communication department offers coursework leading to a B.A. in Communication with the opportunity to specialize in eight different areas of the discipline. In addition, the Department supports a thriving M.A. program with an excellent track record of sending students to Ph.D. programs. Our Department emphasizes intellectual rigor and the teacher-scholar model, and we seek to cultivate a supportive, collegial work environment.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
Our new colleague will teach in the undergraduate and graduate program in their area(s) of specialization.
Rank and specialization are open, but only advanced candidates with distinguished achievements in teaching and scholarship will be considered. The Harron Chair is expected to raise the visibility of the Department of Communication and maintain an active leadership presence within Villanova University and the broader scholarly community.
At minimum, applicants should be Associate Professors, hold a Ph.D. in Communication, and have a record of outstanding scholarship, teaching, and service with a continuing commitment to engage in high-level research. In addition, we seek a colleague who shares our commitment to justice and inclusive excellence. Our new colleague will teach in the undergraduate and graduate program in their area(s) of specialization.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Special Message to Applicants
Please apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu to find detailed application instructions. Please note: Under Contribution to Mission in the application, please add a statement describing how your teaching, research and service contributes to the Universitys value orientation as discussed in the Universitys mission statement and in the Universitys commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Review of applications begins October 15, 2018. We will invite select candidates to join us for preliminary interviews at the 2018 NCA convention. In your cover letter, please include the following: a) how you envision your teaching and scholarship contributing to the Department, b) if you would like your application to remain confidential, and c) your availability at NCA. Any candidate selected for a preliminary interview who is not attending the convention may be interviewed via Skype or FaceTime.
Applications must include contact information for 3 references who will be contacted via email to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted (If you would prefer references to be contacted later in the interview process, please enter your own email addresses in the requested field to allow the completed application to be submitted).
For more detailed descriptions of the Department and its many initiatives, please consult communication.villanova.edu, and please direct any questions about the position to Dr. Bryan Crable, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date (12am ET):
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To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14909
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.